The Yard Guide To Cooking & Eating Better

by Henry Gould – March 24th, 2021 It’s been over 12 months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in that time we’ve gone through several phases of lockdown, reopening, and depending where you live, locking down again. Most restaurants were either closed or only doing takeout for an extended period of time, meaning many people resorted to home … Read More

HOW TO: Bench Press / Barbell Squat / Deadlift

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by Yard Athletics – March 10, 2021 Recently you might have seen on Instagram that Yard has put together a number of tutorial videos to walk you through the basics of bench press, barbell squats and deadlifts. These 3 exercises form the core of any strength and conditioning program, and are essential to any sort of weight training program you … Read More

Introducing Melis Papila! NEW Yard Athletics Coach

by Yard Athletics – Feb 18th, 2021 Big news! Yard Athletics has just picked up a new first round draft pick 😉 … Please give a warm welcome to our newest personal training specialist, Melis Papila! Melis is now available to book for 1:1 and 2:1 personal training sessions at Yard on the following days and times. For all availability … Read More

What Tom Brady Eats Every Day

by Henry Gould – Feb 11th, 2021 You might have heard; Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just won Super Bowl LV. For Brady this was his 7th Super Bowl ring from 10 total visits to the big game. That’s a lot! More impressive is the fact that Brady did this at the ripe old age of 43, making … Read More

Balancing “Push-Pull” In Your Workouts

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by Henry Gould – Jan 27th, 2021 “It’s all about the push-pull, eh Hank? All about the push-pull…” A few months ago as I got started a workout in the Yard, Shawzo’s words of advice came ringing through the gym. I can’t recall what prompted it – maybe me asking him for advice on an exercise? – but it’s since … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

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by Henry Gould – Jan 8th, 2021 Happy New Year! It’s a cliche’ as old as time: “New year, new me”. Rarely do the goals we set forth on Jan 1st last longer than a few weeks; soon the old habits creep back in and we find ourselves with a glass of Chardonnay on a Tuesday when we said it … Read More

Overcoming The November-COVID Blues

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by Henry Gould – Nov 18th, 2020 It’s halfway through November 2020 and the combination of a relentless global pandemic, coupled with increasingly dark and cold weather is… well… a little much TBH! Some days are going to feel downright shitty, and that’s to be expected. Instead of letting them push you around, follow a game-plan to take action and … Read More

RECIPE – Spicy Chicken Burgers w/ Jalapeno Mayo

by Henry Gould – Sept 23rd, 2020 Food trends come and go with reckless abandon. In the mid to late 2000’s it was pulled pork on everything, yam fries and chipotle mayo that reigned supreme. Since then we’ve had a poke revolutions, “natural wine”, desserts with non-traditional ingredients (miso ice cream anyone?) and chefs fermenting anything that wasn’t nailed down. … Read More

Top 100 Most Nutritious Foods In the World

by Henry Gould – Sept 16th, 2020 As much as we like to pretend we’re above clickbait, “listicle’s” and Top 10 lists, we’re really not. At least not me…! Ranking the best movies, albums, TV shows, restaurants and other forms of pop culture is inherently intriguing as it plays on our pattern seeking behavior as humans; we want to know … Read More

Cheat Meals? Science Says: Not A Big Deal!

by Henry Gould – August 6th, 2020 We all know the feeling. It usually happens after a big thanksgiving dinner, backyard summer BBQ, or one of those parties where someone ends up ordering 20 pizza’s for 25 people. There’s too much food, it all looks amazing, and you end up overeating to the point of feeling sick. That feeling of … Read More